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A Brief History of Occupational Therapy

Even though occupational therapy is a relatively new profession compared to other medical fields, the history of occupational therapy has a rich backstory. Knowing the history of any profession can help you see the possible futures for the career as well. As we look over the steps that it took for occupational therapy to get […]

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6 Benefits of Being an AOTA Member

While I love being an occupational therapist, the costs of it can certainly add up over time. Once you account for state licensure, NBCOT fees, continuing education, CPR training, TB tests, flu shots, and uniforms, it’s hard to reserve any funds for much else, especially as a new grad. So when AOTA (American Occupational Therapy […]

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6 Tips to Get Your Occupational Therapy Observation Hours

You’ve probably already heard all about how intellectually challenging the coursework is for occupational therapy programs. The process of applying to occupational therapy school can be just as challenging but in a different way, especially when you’re trying to obtain your occupational therapy observation hours required for your application. In most cases, there are plenty […]

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